Wrongful Death

Florida wrongful death Attorney Ricky D. Gordon has dedicated his legal career to helping families obtain the compensation that state law entitles them to claim for the tragic and wrongful deaths of their loved ones that took place in Palm Beach County, Miami-Dade County, Broward County, or any other county in Florida. Our Ft. Lauderdale, Florida law firm will treat you the way we expect to be treated—with personalized service, effective representation and a commitment to achieving the best results for your Florida wrongful death case.

Please contact the Law Offices of Ricky D. Gordon, P.A. today so we can begin exploring your legal options right away. The statute of limitations for filing a wrongful death lawsuit in Florida is two years from the date of the victim’s death. It is important to get the process started as soon as possible.

Wrongful Death in Florida

A wrongful death is the death of a person that is caused by the negligence, carelessness, or reckless actions of another party. A drunken car driver who killed a pedestrian in a car accident, a doctor who made a medical malpractice mistake when he failed to detect a patient’s malignant tumor, the manufacturer of a defective toy that caused the death of a child, and the nursing home where an elderly resident died because she was beaten in a nursing home abuse incident, are just some of the different parties that can be named as defendants in a wrongful death lawsuit.

Florida’s Wrongful Death Act allows spouses, children, parents, and relatives that may have been dependent on the deceased for support or services to name themselves as survivors of the decedent for financial recovery purposes. The kinds and amount of recovery that each family member is entitled to will depend on his or her relationship to the deceased and whether a spouse and any children are included among the survivors.

Recovery may include compensation for loss of current and future financial support, pension benefits, the costs of burial, cremation, or funeral expenses, pain and suffering, loss of companionship, and the decedent’s medical expenses.

Your Wrongful Death Case

It is very difficult to be successful in a wrongful death claim or lawsuit without the help of an experienced Florida wrongful death lawyer. Ft. Lauderdale wrongful death Attorney Gordon and his legal team will conduct a thorough investigation of your case, gather the necessary evidence, work with expert witnesses, protect your legal rights, and, if necessary, we will fight for every element of a wrongful death compensation case that you deserve. Attorney Gordon’s track record as a trial attorney compels most defense lawyers and insurance companies to negotiate a settlement rather than lose their wrongful death lawsuit against him in court. We will, however, only advise you to settle if it is in your best interest. You will only pay for our services if we recover for you. For more information, go to the Personal Injury, About Our Firm, About Your Case, or FAQ sections on our Web site.

The Law Offices of Ricky D. Gordon, P.A. represents wrongful death clients in cities throughout Florida, including Ft. Lauderdale, Boca Raton, Coconut Creek, Pompano Beach, Sunrise, Margate, Deerfield Beach, Coral Springs, and Tamarac, Florida. Attorney Gordon also represents out-of-state injury clients in their Florida wrongful death cases.

Call us at (954) 753-0200 or, if you are calling from outside Broward County, Florida, call—toll-free—(800) 329-0201 to schedule your free consultation with Ft. Lauderdale, Florida wrongful death Attorney Ricky Gordon.

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